Skip Navigation or Skip to Content
Exhibition National Museum of Scotland

Doctor Who Worlds of Wonder

9 Dec 2022 - 1 May 2023

Book in advance to save.

Adult tickets from £12, National Museums Scotland Members free.

10% off when you book as a family†

Book now
Dalek cyborg emerging from a vortex in space with a DNA double helix, police box, and earth in the background.

A thrilling exploration of the science behind the long-running hit series, Doctor Who, for fans and newcomers alike.

Doctor Who Worlds of Wonder features eight zones filled with immersive, hands-on experiences. Travel through the Time Vortex Corridor, discover Sonic Screwdrivers, teleportation technology and much more in a TARDIS Tech room, and get up close with some of the series' weird and wonderful creatures in the Monster Vault.

This must-see exhibition brings a scientific perspective to The Doctor's adventures, drawing on content from across the full canon of Doctor Who. Is time travel possible? Could complex life exist on other planets? And what would you sound like as a Dalek?

Join us for the Scottish premiere of this ground-breaking exhibition. It's bigger on the inside!

Relaxed Viewings

Join us for Relaxed Viewings of the exhibition on Sunday 8 January, 5 February, 5 March and 2 April (10:00–12:00) and Tuesday 18 April (17:30–19:00).

During these sessions noisy interactives and videos will be turned off and visitor numbers reduced for those who would appreciate a calmer visit to the exhibition. Find out more about our Relaxed Mornings.

Book Relaxed Viewing tickets

Download a visual story designed to support a visit to Doctor Who Worlds of Wonder.

Members go free

Join today to enjoy unlimited free entry to Doctor Who: Worlds of Wonder. Members can also make great savings with unlimited free entry to the National Museums of Flight and Rural Life, plus so much more.

Become a Member 


Ticket details

  Weekdays Weekends
Members Free Free
Adult £12* - £14.50 £14* - £16.50
Over 60s £11* - £13.50 £13* - £15.50
Student, Unemployed, Disabled, Young Scot** £10* - £12.50 £12* - £14.50
Child, 5-15 £8* - £10.50 £10* - £12.50
Under 5s Free Free

*Book in advance to save
10% off when you book as a family†
Discounts available for groups of 10 or more

**Valid ID required. Carers of disabled people free.
†10% off when you buy up to three Child 5–15 ticket alongside up to any two Adult, Over 60s, Student, Unemployed, Disabled, Young Scot tickets, with a maximum of five tickets in total. Cannot be used in conjunction with National Museums Scotland Member tickets or any other discount or promotional offer.

A light green TARDIS console covered in dials and buttons. Behind it is a wall with a galaxy-themed wallpaper and portraits of the Doctor Who actors through the years.

Get up close with the TARDIS! Doctor Who Worlds of Wonder – installation view at World Museum, Liverpool. Image © Robin Clewley, courtesy of National Museums Liverpool

Five |Doctor Who monster masks mounted on poles in a museum gallery. Masks include Cybermen, Heavenly Host, and the droids from 'The Girl in the Fireplace'.

Just a few of the familiar monsters you'll encounter. Doctor Who Worlds of Wonder – installation view at World Museum, Liverpool. Image © Robin Clewley, courtesy of National Museums Liverpool

A selection of illustrated objects in the museum related to Doctor Who.

Doctor Who trail

Our in-house Whovians have made a trail of 10 objects from our collections with scientific links to Doctor Who!

Doctor Who Trail

Plan your visit to National Museum of Scotland.

National Museum of Scotland
Chambers Street

Map and directions

We want everyone who comes to our museums to enjoy their time with us and make the most of their visit. 

  • There is level access to the Museum via the main doors to the Entrance Hall on Chambers Street and the Tower entrance at the corner of Chambers Street and George IV Bridge. 
  • Lifts are available to all floors and accessible toilets are available on most floors, as well as a Changing Places (U) toilet in the Entrance Hall on Level 0.
  • There is an induction loop in the Auditorium.
  • Guide dogs, hearing dogs and other recognised assistance dogs are admitted.

Find out more about our access information.

See our full Ticketing Terms & Conditions for all of our exhibitions and events.

A series of Sonic Screwdrivers from Doctor Who are laid out in bright white glass display case.

Doctor Who Worlds of Wonder – installation view at World Museum, Liverpool. Image © Robin Clewley, courtesy of National Museums Liverpool

Venue supported by

Logo of People's Postcode Lottery. A golden ribbon flies above three lines of blue, green and red text.

You may be interested in

Back to top